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Open-Water Swimming in Northern Michigan is Epic & Beautiful

Open water swimming in Lake Michigan, Northern Michigan lakes and bays, is stunning, transformative and challenging. Dedicated open water swimmer...

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Northern Michigan’s rolling hills and scenic overlooks make it a unique place for a spectacular game of golf. What are you waiting for? Throw your...

TC Resident Explores 77 Michigan Campgrounds in 6 Months

A woman and her dog are spending five to six months on the road, visiting each of the state’s 77 rustic state forest campgrounds, and gathering...

How Waterfront Homeowners Can Assess & Reduce Lake Pollution

A survey created by Michigan Shoreland Stewards is helping waterfront homeowners in Northern Michigan assess how their property is contributing to...

ELEV8 to Open First Indoor Climbing Gym in Traverse City

Kevin Vlach and Nick Olson have set out to bring the first-ever indoor climbing gym to Traverse City. Learn more about their journey and the work...


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